Rare and Scare birds - 2001 to 2020
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Pied Wheatear, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Pied Wheatear (Oenanthe pleschanka)
Ring Strand, Ballymacoda, Co. Cork. December 12th, 2017.
Citrine Wagtail, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. August 24th, 2013.
Richard's Pipit, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Richard's Pipit (Anthus richardi)
Lingstown, Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. March 1st, 2019.
Northern Waterthrush, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork. August 29th, 2008.
Lesser Whitethroat, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Lesser Whitethroat (Curruca curruca)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. May 3rd, 2015.
Red-rumped Swallow, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Red-rumped Swallow (Cecropis daurica)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. May 20th, 2012.
Mourning Dove, Co. Galway, Ireland.
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)
Inishbofin, Co. Galway. November 3rd, 2007.
Wryneck, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Wryneck (Jynx torquilla)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. September 22nd, 2019.
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Found on 27th November
2018
Bufflehead
Ballinacarriga Lake, Co Cork
1999
Continental Cormorant
Hillsborough Lake, Co Down
Two birds. 5th & 6th Irish Records
1966
American Black Duck
Mayglass, near Bridgetown, Co Wexford
Shot. 3rd Irish Record
First WP Records
on 27th November:
Upland Buzzard
Near Bucharest, Romania. 27th November, 1968.
Collected. The possibility that the record involved an aberrant specimen of Long-legged Buzzard is not completely ruled out.
Cramp, S. and Simmons, K.E.L. (eds.) 1980. BWP 2. Oxford University Press